Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Living Word Lutheran High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
208 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade
Living Word Lutheran High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
20 students
Number of AP Courses
9 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English, AP Language, Latin, Marketing, Psychology, Sociology, U.S. Government, World Literature
Average ACT score
Classroom Dress Code
(Jeans & t-shirts are okay to wear. Must be in a respectful manor.)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial aid available--based on need. 20% of families receive aid.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
John Winter



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
13 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Archery, Forensics, National Honors Society, Ping Pong, Spiritual Life Team, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
A Cappella, Band, Bella Voce (Women's Choir), Brother's (Men's Choir), Chamber Ensemble, Musical, Play

School Notes

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Our mission: Living Word Lutheran High School provides a quality Christian education for lifelong leadership and service in God's kingdom.
  • Enrollment: 215
  • Average Class Size: 20
  • Average ACT Score: 24
  • College Attendence: 4-year college: 95%, 2-year college: 5%, Military/other: 2%
  • Ethnicity: 83% Caucasian, 17% Other including Afirican American, Asia, & Hispanic
  • Male/Female Ratio: 55% male, 45% female
Graduation Requirements:
  • Fine Arts: 2 credits
  • Math: 3 credits
  • Science: 3 credits
  • English 4 credits
  • P.E.: 2 credits
  • Social Studies: 4 credits
  • Religion: 4 credits
  • Electives: 6 credits
  • Winterim: 2 credits
Extra Curricular Activities:

  • Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field, Wrestling, Volleyball
Performing Arts:
  • Band, Ensemble, Choir, Play & Musical, Stage/Tech Crew, Worship/Chapel
  • Clubs:
  • Archery. Ping Pong, Forensics, Student Council, National Honors Society, Spiritual Life Team
Academic Programs:
  • Honor Academy
  • The Honor Academy at Living Word is a unique curricular concept designed for students who desire academic rigor and the opportunity to pursue their passions in a particular academic area. Opportunities for students to personalize the Academy to fit their passions allow students to thrive. To complete the requirement of an Honor Academies students must complete the 3 C's:
  • - Coursework
  • - Community Engagement
  • - Capstone ProjectCurrent
Honor Academy programs include: Health & Human Performance, Humanities, Music, and STEM.

Dual Credit Programs
  • Living Word partners with Grand Canyon University (online classes) and Concordia University Wisconsin (online & on-campus classes) to provide courses that students may take for dual high school and college credit. Living Word works with online schools for students who desire to take a course that is not offered at LWLHS during the given school year.
  • Each year in January, students take a three-week intensive course of their choice, before the start of the second semester. Courses vary from year to year. Every class offers an interactive, hands-on learning environment, both inside and outside the classroom, with field trips and projects.
Financial Aid:
  • We provide families with financial aid a variey of ways.  We will make it affordable for your family to attend Living Word Lutheran High School.  We are also members of the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program and the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.

School Reviews

Living Word is truly an incredible Christ-centered learning environment. The teachers are especially considerate, compassionate and driven to have all of their students succeed both inside and outside of the classroom. They have a love for Jesus and for carrying out their vocations as teachers. At Living Word, you are vigorously pushed to perform your best in all of your endeavors. The school's environment is one of positivity and friendliness. All students have wonderful opportunities to chase after their interests in areas such as sports, music and the arts. Overall, Living Word is an extraordinary place for preparing young people for service to Christ in the world!
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 208 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,500
  • Acceptance rate: 99%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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